Lorenzo fastest for 250s

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Current 250 championship leader Jorge Lorenzo was the fastest rider in free practice this morning after setting a best lap of 1:53.529.

The Spaniard was more than a second faster than his fellow countryman Hector Barbera who posted a 1:54.332 in his 22 laps.

Third quickest this morning was Alex De Angelis with Alvaro Bautista rounding off a top four for Aprilia.

Ireland’s Eugene Laverty was 24th this morning after recording a best time of 1:59.188.

Friday free practice results:


1 Jorge LORENZO SPA APRILIA 1'53.529
2 Hector BARBERA SPA APRILIA 1'54.332
3 Alex DE ANGELIS RSM APRILIA 1'54.684
4 Alvaro BAUTISTA SPA APRILIA 1'54.897
5 Julian SIMON SPA HONDA 1'55.103
6 Hiroshi AOYAMA JPN KTM 1'55.451
7 Andrea DOVIZIOSO ITA HONDA 1'55.790
8 Marco SIMONCELLI ITA GILERA 1'55.857
9 Aleix ESPARGARO SPA APRILIA 1'56.178
10 Thomas LUTHI SWI APRILIA 1'56.305
11 Shuhei AOYAMA JPN HONDA 1'56.452
12 Fabrizio LAI ITA APRILIA 1'56.478
13 Mika KALLIO FIN KTM 1'56.559
14 Dirk HEIDOLF GER APRILIA 1'56.916
15 Yuki TAKAHASHI JPN HONDA 1'57.021
16 Karel ABRAHAM CZE APRILIA 1'57.654
17 Taro SEKIGUCHI JPN APRILIA 1'57.770
18 Alex BALDOLINI ITA APRILIA 1'57.828
19 Anthony WEST AUS APRILIA 1'58.081
20 Imre TOTH HUN APRILIA 1'58.161
21 Roberto LOCATELLI ITA GILERA 1'58.296
22 Jules CLUZEL FRA APRILIA 1'58.394
23 Ratthapark WILAIROT THA HONDA 1'58.510
24 Eugene LAVERTY IRL HONDA 1'59.188
25 Omar MENGHI ITA APRILIA 1'59.676
26 Arturo TIZON SPA APRILIA 2'00.109
27 Thomas TALLEVI ITA YAMAHA 2'00.313

 

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